Amanda Dutton, LPC from Georgia is trained in working with bariatric surgery patients in online therapy. Preparing for bariatric surgery is hard! There are so many appointments, meetings and rules you have to follow. At least there are the support groups for bariatric surgery patients, right?
But what happens after bariatric surgery? In most cases, the support we have before the surgery seems to disappear. Maybe you had a pre-surgical psychological assessment, but now your emotional support is gone. How do you get through the emotional eating and all the new feelings we have to face once we can’t run to the fridge or cabinet any